Personnel Administration Certificate Program
The Personnel Administration Certificate will prepare students to perform effectively in an entry-level position in Human Resource management. The focus is on current practices and procedures in the federal government, and participants learn how to successfully meet the challenges encountered in today's competitive business environments.
AUDIENCE: The certificate program is designed to help those working in or who wish to enter the field of human resources develop the knowledge, methods and skills necessary to meet the challenges of today's changing workplace and workforce.
Upon completion of the certificate program, students will be able to:
- Describe the principles, procedures, rules, regulations and organization of federal human resources management.
- Employ various HR recruitment theories, including planning, recruiting, job placement, performance appraisal, and outplacement.
- Discuss the historic and legal framework for Equal Employment Opportunity legislation and identify strategies to address the EEO complaint process, alternative dispute resolution, accommodations for people with disabilities and affirmative action regulations.
- Apply theories related to successful employee relations, including addressing grievances, Equal merit pay, labor relations, disciplinary actions, employee benefits and investigations of complaints.
The certificate program consists of a minimum of 14 total required credits in three categories.
Required Courses (complete 10 credits):
(complete 4 Credits):